Some time in my mid-twenties I developed a crazy obsession with astronomy. I mean I went nuts over it.
Professor Brian Cox definitely had a lot to do with it. I can’t fully recall, but I think it was when Wonders of the Solar System first appeared on BBC. I saw it advertised and thought ‘now that sounds interesting; I must give it a watch’. After five minutes I was hooked.
The reason I can’t properly recall whether it was Wonders that got me hooked on astronomy is because I was either into it a bit beforehand, saw it advertised and was keen to watch or Wonders itself awoke my obsession with the subject.
Professor Brian Cox and his no nonsense methods make the basics of astronomy easy for anybody to understand
Regardless, my affinity for the moons, planets and stars awoke within me and I’ve never looked back. Granted…
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